photochromic lens


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pho·to·chro·mic lens

a light-sensitive spectacle lens that reduces light transmission in sunlight and increases transmission in reduced light.

pho·to·chro·mic lens

(fō'tō-krōm'ik lenz)
A light-sensitive spectacle lens that reduces light transmission in sunlight and increases transmission in reduced light.
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com)-- WeeTect has developed anti-fog photochromic lens with anti-fog coating to serve the increasing high end photochromic sunglass market.
NeoContrast has applications which include conventional dyed lens, photochromic lens, and polarized lenses to boost vividness without glare.
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20 May 2014 - Japanese chemical manufacturer Mitsui Chemicals Inc (TYO:4183) said today it had purchased the SunSensors photochromic lens material business of US technology corporation Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW) for an unspecified amount.
For military and tactical operators, faster photochromic lens change means enhanced visual performance when it's most needed--in dynamic environments," said Jonathan Blanshay, Revision CEO.
We developed Transitions, a photochromic lens that is clear indoors and turns sunglass-dark outdoors.
Through the acquisition, Mitsui Chemicals moves to bolster its world-class ophthalmic lens material business while breaking into the rapidly growing global photochromic lens market.
The first to successfully commercialize a plastic photochromic lens in 1990, today the company is a leading provider of photochromics to optical manufacturers worldwide.
Commenting on the transaction, Hubert Sagnieres, Essilor s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: This agreement marks the start of a new phase of growth for Transitions Optical, which Essilor and PPG have turned into a leader in photochromic lens products.
The sales of photochromic lens market, which is a sub-segment of ophthalmic lens market, registered growth in 2010 from the previous year majorly due to sales in the developed countries.
Development of task-specific photochromic lenses and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) advertising and promotional campaigns are expected to increase consumer awareness, which in turn will boost the photochromic lens market.